The City of Calgary, located in the Alberta Prairies, is often referred to as “Cowtown” due to its long history of hosting one of the world’s largest rodeo shows and carnival a.k.a. the Stampede. Although this nickname conjures images of the old west, the city is actually quite modern and progressive. This is particularly noticeable in the use of energy efficient LED lights as part of some beautification projects.
For those of you who are familiar with my photos, you will likely have seen some of my photographs of the Langevin Bridge, which has LED lights that are programmed to change color. Sometimes, the lights change with the seasons, and sometimes the colors are selected to be festive. However, sometimes, it just seems to be completely random. Perhaps the colors are selected based on the amusement of the person operating the controls. Either way, it makes for a lovely nighttime cityscape:
Another example of using LED lights for nighttime landscaping is the fountain in Central Park:
Los Angeles—the second largest city in the U.S.A. after New York City and the most populous city in the state of California. L.A. is vibrant and phenomenal. With the nickname "City of Angels," we are sure to find some gems here.
Chicago, fondly nicknamed as 'Windy City'. With a population of 2.7 million, it is ranked the third busiest city after New York City and Los Angeles. Chicago is a city with an interesting cultural blend of visual arts, improvisational comedy, film, theater and music, particularly jazz and house blues.
As many of you would already know, shooting under low light conditions require more than a steady grip (or a tripod) if you're aiming for outstanding results. You must also have the proper gear, and that, of course, includes film. In this post, we list down five fast films that work their best under such conditions.
Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
I traveled to Cartagena de Indias, Colombia in May 2015 with my twin sister. Our birthday was on the 31st, and for the last few years we've had a silent pact to try to spend our birthdays traveling as much as we could (and as long as we’re single!).